‘Boxing Day’, the day after Christmas on which there are traditionally played football round in the English leagues, this year brought the a gift to reigning champion United, which is somewhat unexpected equated with ‘citizens’. Alex Ferguson’s team did a perfect job in the 18 round, and Old Trafford has seen his first goal, in the eighth minute when Park Ji-Sung took advantage of pass from Patrice Evra.
Video:Manchester United – Wigan 5-0 (Park 8, Berbatov 41, 58, 78 – 11m, Valencia 76)
In a match hero turned Dimitar Berbatov who only the seventh time this season, got a chance in the Premiership. Bulgarian striker, last season’s league top scorer, scored first in the 41st for 2-0 minutes, then in the 58 further increase the advantage of local, to 20 minutes later from the penalty which Park won set the final score 5-0. Between that, in the 75th minute, to scorers was entered and Antonio Valencia which was his first Premier League goal this season.
It should be noted that the Wigan from 39th minutes had fewer players after the red card received Conor Sammon for kicking Michael Carrick.For United, this was the fifth league victories in a row, the second row with a 5-0.